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  • Called: "Hello, My Name is Mrs. Jefferson, I Understand Your Plane is Being Hijacked?"

Called: "Hello, My Name is Mrs. Jefferson, I Understand Your Plane is Being Hijacked?"

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With one ring of the phone, Lisa Jefferson went from being GTE Airfone supervisor, suburban wife, and mother to being the listening ear to a nation shattered by tragedy. Called tells the gripping account of 9/11 from her vantage point. She recalls the moment she when took the call from Todd Beamer on United Airlines Flight 93, and when she heard the immortal words, "Let's Roll." She remembers the way that her life was transformed vividly when she responded to the call. Jefferson sends a stirring challenge to all of us--whether it comes during quiet obscurity or international adversity, we must be prepared to answer God's call.

About the Authors

Lisa Jefferson
LISA D. JEFFERSON is an inspirational speaker, wife, and mother of two. She has received numerous awards and is currently involved in fundraising efforts for the Flight 93 National Memorial Project. It was on the morning of the 9/11 attacks on the US, that Lisa, a 17-year Verizon Supervisor and Chicago native, handled the emergency phone call that came in from Todd Beamer, one of the passengers who helped divert hijacked Flight 93. Called is her first book. She lives in the Chicago area with her husband, and two children.

Felicia Middlebrooks
FELICIA MIDDLEBROOKS (B.A., Purdue University) is one of the top media personalities in Chicago, anchoring the award-winning Morning Drive program on CBS Radio/WBBM Newsradio 780. She is the first woman and first African American to co-anchor Morning Drive. She is co-author of Called: "Hello, My Name is Mrs. Jefferson, I Understand Your Plane is Being Hijacked?" She also contributed to Our Voices. Felicia lives in Chicago, Illinois.


Fate sometimes throws ordinary people into extraordinary circumstances.  Called is the true and compelling story of a working woman, Lisa Jefferson, who suddenly found herself caught up in history, and who somehow found the inner strength and grace to play a role in one of the tragic yet inspiring stories of our time.
-Charles Osgood, Host, CBS Sunday Morning and The Osgood File, CBS Radio

Lisa Jefferson stepped from her everyday life into an extraordinary moment on 9/11.  She now shares with us her heart-wrenching experience and spiritual journey that followed in a valuable reflection on our national tragedy.
-Catherine Crier, Former judge and Court TV host

Called is a compelling ear-witness account which will help us ALWAYS REMEMBER our first successful counterattack in this new war on our homeland.  It is also a powerful witness as to the source of hope and strength sufficient to sustain us each day and in ALL situations...God and His Son Jesus Christ.  Lisa Jefferson is a blessing to the Beamer clan and through Called she will be a blessing to you.
-David and Peggy Beamer, Parents of Flight 93 hero Todd Beamer

Lisa Jefferson's story of her faith and beliefs during her harrowing Flight 93 experience fosters a spirituality that is the heart and soul of her book.
-David Gerber, Producer, Flight 93 movie

An unforgettable book about America's most unforgettable day. Lisa and my friend, Felicia, have done us all a favor as they take us deep into the tragedy where the true meaning of life is found in the midst of loss.
-Dr. Joseph M. Stowell, Author and Pastor

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Product Details

ISBN: 978-1-57567-486-5
Publish Date: July 2006
Format: eBook